Release Manager (Active Polygraph Required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Bethesda, Maryland

REQ#: RQ137584

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Release Manager supporting customer activities. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Release Manager, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Release Manager joining our highly skilled team to be a premier provider of cyber security services to the customer.  We provide consummate cyber security risk management “as a service” platform across multiple fabrics and centers.  We have responsibility to ensure operational IT capabilities provide the client with necessary timeliness, accuracy and security of information demanded from all our highly professional roles. Be the change, lead our change – join us!


  • Planning the release of project deliverables and release life cycle.
  • Communicating the project-related tasks such as plans, timelines, requirements, etc. between different teams.
  • Coordinating the release schedule and resources required depending upon the third-party applications, defect backlogs, planned releases, and infrastructure updates.
  • Identifying the risks that can delay the release and manage them, such that the scope scheduled, and quality of the release is not affected.
  • Tracking the progress and find issues, if any. Always work to improve the process of release.
  • Making sure that the release is planned, according to the requirements and budget.
  • Scheduling the release readiness reviews before deployment and milestone reviews after each release.
  • Planning and giving weekly updates on the release activities
  • Leading the Go-Live activities to deploy the software successfully.
  • Teaming up with relevant development teams responsible for building the automation tools used to develop and deploy the software.
  • Maintaining documentation related to procedures on build and release, various notifications lists, and dependencies


  • Education: Bachelors (Computer engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information systems, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a closely related discipline)
  • Required Experience: 10+ yrs
  • Required Skills:
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.
  • Experience in working with DevOps and Agile Methodologies.
  • Experienced with GIT along with various GIT workflows.
  • Experience with Jenkins.
  • Working knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle.
  • Expertise in computer programming.
  • Experience with AWS.
  • Knowledge of traditional agile methodologies, including Scrum, Waterfall, or Kanban.
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI with active polygraph
  • Location: Bethesda, MD - On Customer Site


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays





About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.